The Extra List: 5 Reasons to Watch 'Game of Thrones' Season 2

The HBO series "Game of Thrones" returns Sunday, April 1 -- and here are five stellar clips from Season 2!

5 Clips from Season 2 'Game of Thrones'

Daenerys with Drogon

A true dragon princess of House Targaryen and a newly widowed khaleesi, Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) lives in exile in Essos. Dany's grief has not stopped her from strategizing her return to the Seven Kingdoms to take back the throne.

King Joffrey and Tryon Lannister

Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage) is now the Hand of the King, and in this clip, he arrives in King's Landing during the new young tryant Joffrey's (Jack Gleeson) nameday tournament.

Cersei Responds to Robb Stark's Terms

Cersei (Lena Hedley), the Queen Regent of the Seven Kingdoms and mother to the spoiled King Joffrey, will never back down to her nemesis, the Starks. Elder son Robb (Richard Madden) is now the King of the North after his father, Ned Stark, was beheaded by King Joffrey.

Jon Snow and Commander Mormont

Ned Stark's bastard son, Jon Snow (Kit Harington) joined the Night's Watch, where he serves as steward to Lord Commander Mormont (James Cosmo). But Jon knows his father has been killed and wants to fight with his half-brother Robb Stark.

Tryon Lannister 'Knows How the Game is Played'

Tryon Lannister comes to King's Landing and tells Varnys, a eunuch and a member of the Small Council, he will not be threatened.